Media Browser

Earlier this year I had posted about Media Browser 3 and some big changes that were coming. Well, just a short while ago a public beta was made available for both Media Browser Classic and Media Browser Server. Here is the developer’s recent post: I just posted links on our download page for public beta versions of both […]

Media Browser, my go to HTPC front end, is making some big moves as it looks to expand its role beyond Windows Media Center. Here are some of things you can expect when Media Browser 3 is released: Media Browser will become a client-server application beginning with version three, and will be targeting multiple platforms. […]

Another day, another Media Browser release . This time it is a small maintenance release (codename Atlas SP1). I haven’t been very active of late discussing HTPCs and related software, and much of that is due to some lost interest in the whole HTPC space. However, I started tinkering around with HTPCs again a few […]

The next version of Media Browser (version 2.6, Atlas) has just been released. The new version can be downloaded here. See below for highlights and changelog. Highlights: True searching with an on-screen keyboard has been added at all levels. The search screen is produced with ctl-s or the yellow button on your remote or via […]

Media Browser 2.5.2 (Codename: Apollo) has just been released. The official announcement can be seen here as well as below. Also, keep in mind, due to the encryption of the mymovies.xml file discussed here, Media Browser will now look for movie.xml (although for the time being Media Browser will be backwards compatible with mymovies.xml). Media […]

Recently, users who use both Media Browser and My Movies (or at a minimum just Collection Management) noticed that metadata was no longer appearing in Media Browser. Well, it turns out that with the release of My Movies 4.02 the mymovies.xml file is now encrypted (full changelog can be seen here), which means the file […]

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Media Browser 2.5 (Hydra) Released

by Damian on September 27, 2011 · 6 comments

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Just a few short hours ago the next version of Media Browser (codename Hydra) was just released into the wild. Some of the significant changes/fixes are highlighted below: Highlights: The biggest change in Hydra is something that should be completely transparent to the user but should yield performance improvements and provides us with some great […]

It has been nearly 2 1/2 months since the last update to Media Browser (Draco) was released. The developers continue to plug along, bringing new features and stability (hopefully) to Media Browser. Today the next version of Media Browser, Code Name Titan, has been released for public consumption. Below is a list of some of […]

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Some Random Thoughts

by Damian on March 21, 2011 · 30 comments

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I had a few things bouncing around in my head, so I thought I would jot them down in a post. Please accept my apologies in advance for my ramblings Upcoming Writeups/Reviews: Sonos – ok, this one is WAY overdue, I actually had pictures uploaded around September of last year for my writeup! Since Sonos […]

If you are currently a Media Browser user you know there is a “donation” structure in place. The core Media Browser remained free, however, donations were required to access certain plugins (such as CoverArt). Well, it appears the Media Browser developers are looking to expand this a bit further with the introduction of the Media […]